Maths-Whizz

A riddle involving 53 bicycles has left two Lord of the Rings stars scratching their heads. Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan, who play Pippin Took and Merry Brandybuck in the classic series, now host a...

A real-life spy like James Bond would have to be better with his brains than his fists, according to maths campaigners. With No Time to Die, the latest instalment of the James Bond franchise, hitting the...

Whether you're a child or an adult, Pixar films are universally adored by all for its beautiful animation and its incredible ability to tug at your heartstrings with their stories. Movies like Coco...

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! One of the biggest frustrations a person usually has after moving into a new flat is finding that the...

One of the biggest frustrations a person usually has after moving into a new flat is finding that the sofa is not placed where you want it to be. The next thing you know, you're trying to lift a couch...

Every year, fans wait patiently for the Met Gala – a place where creativity meets fashion, colour and art. Audiences every year are blown away by the glamourous and often outrageous gowns worn by...

Studies have revealed that while many animals can recognise the concept of numbers, humans are the only ones who can actually solve mathematics at any level. Counting feels like a completely instinctual...

Maths enthusiasts have spotted a clever link between the name of a main character on Loki and a mathematical concept that may relate to the flow of time – a key concept in the Disney+ show. It's...

If you want to know what it's like to study at Oxford, their admissions questions might give you a taste. Spoiler alert – they're incredibly tough. Previously covered by The Guardian,...

A study has found that kids who can code tend to be more creative and better at problem solving. While coding has only recently been added to curriculums, studies like this one conducted by OKdo have already...

Researchers have created a maths equation that can accurately guess whether you and your loved one will get a divorce, after studying many arguments between couples. Every couple argues over things, it...

Experts criticised a recent maths review published by education standards watchdog Ofsted for being 'poorly researched' and including dated and irrelevant sources. The Association of Mathematics...

A history and literature YouTuber has explored the historical relationship between money and maths and looked at an equation used by upper-class people from the past that helped them decide who to marry. Money...

Having unexpected guests at a funeral is quite common. Just like wedding crashers, these strangers turn up to the funerals of people they do not know. The reason these 'funeral crashers' go to...

The secret to The Simpsons' ability to predict the future may be linked to the creators' affinity for mathematics. From the invention of autocorrect and smartwatches, to the presidency of Donald...

Twitter users have been left astonished after discovering a secret number hiding on the eight of diamonds playing card. Often people find 'hidden messages' and secret patterns inside common everyday...